Ishag Adam

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Publications

  1. pmc A fixed-dose 24-hour regimen of artesunate plus sulfamethoxypyrazine-pyrimethamine for the treatment of uncomplicated Plasmodium falciparum malaria in eastern Sudan
    Ishag Adam
    Faculty of Medicine, University of Khartoum, Sudan
    Ann Clin Microbiol Antimicrob 5:18. 2006
  2. pmc Hepatitis B virus and hepatitis C virus in pregnant Sudanese women
    Rasha M Elsheikh
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Faculty of Medicine, University of Khartoum, Khartoum, Sudan
    Virol J 4:104. 2007
  3. pmc ABO blood group system and placental malaria in an area of unstable malaria transmission in eastern Sudan
    Ishag Adam
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Faculty of Medicine University of Khartoum, Sudan
    Malar J 6:110. 2007
  4. pmc Prevalence and risk factors for Plasmodium falciparum malaria in pregnant women of eastern Sudan
    Ishag Adam
    New Haifa Teaching Hospital, P O Box 61, New Haifa, Sudan
    Malar J 4:18. 2005
  5. pmc Genotypes of human papilloma virus in Sudanese women with cervical pathology
    Magdi M Salih
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Faculty of Medicine, University of Khartoum, Khartoum, Sudan
    Infect Agent Cancer 5:26. 2010
  6. doi request reprint Cytokine profiles in peripheral, placental and cord blood in an area of unstable malaria transmission in eastern Sudan
    Nada K Bayoumi
    Faculty of Medicine, University of Khartoum, Khartoum, Sudan
    J Trop Pediatr 55:233-7. 2009
  7. doi request reprint Predictors of antimalarial treatment failure in an area of unstable malaria transmission in eastern Sudan
    Ishag Adam
    Faculty of Medicine, University of Khartoum, P O Box 102, Khartoum, Sudan
    Trans R Soc Trop Med Hyg 103:21-4. 2009
  8. pmc Feasibility and acceptability of home-based management of malaria strategy adapted to Sudan's conditions using artemisinin-based combination therapy and rapid diagnostic test
    Khalid A Elmardi
    National Malaria Control Programme, Federal Ministry of Health, Khartoum, Sudan
    Malar J 8:39. 2009
  9. ncbi request reprint Artesunate plus sulfadoxine-pyrimethamine in the treatment of uncomplicated Plasmodium falciparum malaria during pregnancy in eastern Sudan
    Ishag Adam
    Faculty of Medicine, University of Khartoum, Khartoum, Sudan
    Trans R Soc Trop Med Hyg 100:632-5. 2006
  10. pmc Efficacy of artemether-lumefantrine as a treatment for uncomplicated Plasmodium vivax malaria in eastern Sudan
    Tajeldin M Abdallah
    Faculty of Medicine, Kassala University, Kassala, Sudan
    Malar J 11:404. 2012

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  1. pmc A fixed-dose 24-hour regimen of artesunate plus sulfamethoxypyrazine-pyrimethamine for the treatment of uncomplicated Plasmodium falciparum malaria in eastern Sudan
    Ishag Adam
    Faculty of Medicine, University of Khartoum, Sudan
    Ann Clin Microbiol Antimicrob 5:18. 2006
    ..Artemisinin-based combination therapy is increasingly being adopted as first-line antimalarial therapy. The choice of appropriate therapy depends on efficacy, cost, side effects, and simplicity of administration...
  2. pmc Hepatitis B virus and hepatitis C virus in pregnant Sudanese women
    Rasha M Elsheikh
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Faculty of Medicine, University of Khartoum, Khartoum, Sudan
    Virol J 4:104. 2007
    ..While much data exist concerning viral hepatitis during pregnancy in many African countries, no proper published data are available in Sudan...
  3. pmc ABO blood group system and placental malaria in an area of unstable malaria transmission in eastern Sudan
    Ishag Adam
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Faculty of Medicine University of Khartoum, Sudan
    Malar J 6:110. 2007
    ..Understanding the pathogenesis of malaria in pregnancy and its consequences for both the mother and the baby is fundamental for improving malaria control in pregnant women...
  4. pmc Prevalence and risk factors for Plasmodium falciparum malaria in pregnant women of eastern Sudan
    Ishag Adam
    New Haifa Teaching Hospital, P O Box 61, New Haifa, Sudan
    Malar J 4:18. 2005
    ..Our study aimed to demonstrate the prevalence and risk factors for malaria (age, parity and gestational age) among pregnant women of eastern Sudan, which is characterized by unstable malaria transmission...
  5. pmc Genotypes of human papilloma virus in Sudanese women with cervical pathology
    Magdi M Salih
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Faculty of Medicine, University of Khartoum, Khartoum, Sudan
    Infect Agent Cancer 5:26. 2010
    ..abstract:..
  6. doi request reprint Cytokine profiles in peripheral, placental and cord blood in an area of unstable malaria transmission in eastern Sudan
    Nada K Bayoumi
    Faculty of Medicine, University of Khartoum, Khartoum, Sudan
    J Trop Pediatr 55:233-7. 2009
    ..Few data exists concerning pathogenesis of malaria during pregnancy in areas of unstable malaria transmission...
  7. doi request reprint Predictors of antimalarial treatment failure in an area of unstable malaria transmission in eastern Sudan
    Ishag Adam
    Faculty of Medicine, University of Khartoum, P O Box 102, Khartoum, Sudan
    Trans R Soc Trop Med Hyg 103:21-4. 2009
    ..0; 95% CI 1.0-1.0; P=0.8) and presence of gametocytes (OR=0.3; 95% CI 0.9-1.2; P=0.1) were not associated with treatment failure. Thus, these factors might be used to identify those in whom treatment might fail in the future...
  8. pmc Feasibility and acceptability of home-based management of malaria strategy adapted to Sudan's conditions using artemisinin-based combination therapy and rapid diagnostic test
    Khalid A Elmardi
    National Malaria Control Programme, Federal Ministry of Health, Khartoum, Sudan
    Malar J 8:39. 2009
    ..This research aimed to assess the feasibility and acceptability of home-based management of malaria (HMM) strategy using artemisinin-based combination therapy (ACT) for treatment and rapid diagnostic test (RDT) for diagnosis...
  9. ncbi request reprint Artesunate plus sulfadoxine-pyrimethamine in the treatment of uncomplicated Plasmodium falciparum malaria during pregnancy in eastern Sudan
    Ishag Adam
    Faculty of Medicine, University of Khartoum, Khartoum, Sudan
    Trans R Soc Trop Med Hyg 100:632-5. 2006
    ..Thus, this small descriptive study failed to detect unintended effects of AS+SP during pregnancy...
  10. pmc Efficacy of artemether-lumefantrine as a treatment for uncomplicated Plasmodium vivax malaria in eastern Sudan
    Tajeldin M Abdallah
    Faculty of Medicine, Kassala University, Kassala, Sudan
    Malar J 11:404. 2012
    ..However, few published data are available on the use of ACT for treatment of P. vivax malaria...
  11. pmc Polymerase chain reaction and histology in diagnosis of placental malaria in an area of unstable malaria transmission in Central Sudan
    Haggar M Elbashir
    Faculty of Medicine, University of Khartoum, P O Box 102, Khartoum, Sudan
    Diagn Pathol 6:128. 2011
    ..Placental malaria poses a greater diagnostic challenge, accurate and sensitive diagnostic tool for malaria infections in pregnancy is needed...
  12. ncbi request reprint Low body mass index, anaemia and poor perinatal outcome in a rural hospital in eastern Sudan
    Ishag Adam
    Faculty of Medicine, University of Khartoum, Khartoum, Sudan
    J Trop Pediatr 54:202-4. 2008
    ..The first step in improving early neonatal survival is to document rate of these deaths, identify the common causes...
  13. doi request reprint Malaria and stillbirth in Omdurman Maternity Hospital, Sudan
    Elshiekh Bader
    Faculty of Medicine, University of Khartoum, Khartoum, Sudan
    Int J Gynaecol Obstet 109:144-6. 2010
    ..The study was conducted in the labor ward of Omdurman Maternity Hospital, Sudan, from November 2007 to February 2008 to investigate the prevalence and risks factors for stillbirth...
  14. doi request reprint Low birth weight, preterm birth and short interpregnancy interval in Sudan
    Ishag Adam
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Faculty of Medicine, University of Khartoum, Sudan
    J Matern Fetal Neonatal Med 22:1068-71. 2009
    ..To investigate whether short interpregnancy interval (IPI) is associated with increased risk of low birth weight and preterm labour...
  15. ncbi request reprint A perspective of the epidemiology of malaria and anaemia and their impact on maternal and perinatal outcomes in Sudan
    Ishag Adam
    Faculty of Medicine, University of Khartoum, Khartoum, Sudan
    J Infect Dev Ctries 5:83-7. 2011
    ..Thus there is an urgent need to investigate the co-epidemiology of malaria and anaemia and their combined impact on maternal and perinatal outcomes in the different regions of Sudan...
  16. pmc Artesunate plus sulfadoxine-pyrimethamine for treatment of uncomplicated Plasmodium falciparum malaria in Sudan
    Sakina B Elamin
    National Malaria Control, Ministry of Health, Khartoum, Sudan
    Malar J 4:41. 2005
    ..The few available drugs might be safeguarded if combined with artesunate. The addition of artesunate to a standard antimalarial treatment substantially reduces treatment failure, recrudescence and gametocyte carriage...
  17. pmc Rift Valley Fever among febrile patients at New Halfa hospital, eastern Sudan
    Ahmed M Hassanain
    Faculty of Medicine, University of Khartoum, Khartoum, Sudan
    Virol J 7:97. 2010
    ..Recognition of cases and diagnosis of RVF are critical for management and control of the disease...
  18. ncbi request reprint Artemether in the treatment of falciparum malaria during pregnancy in eastern Sudan
    Ishag Adam
    New Halfa Teaching Hospital, P O Box 61, New Halfa, Sudan
    Trans R Soc Trop Med Hyg 98:509-13. 2004
    ..The other 27 (96.5%) delivered full-term live babies. None of the pregnant women died and there was no abortion, stillbirth or congenital abnormalities in the newborn babies...
  19. pmc Epidemiology of deep venous thrombosis during pregnancy and puerperium in Sudanese women
    Asha A Gader
    Faculty of Medicine, University of Khartoum, Khartoum, Sudan
    Vasc Health Risk Manag 5:85-7. 2009
    ..Deep venous thrombosis (DVT) and venous thromboembolism (VTE) is a major health problem with high mortality worldwide. Patients at risk must be identified and given appropriate prophylaxis in order to decrease the mortality...
  20. ncbi request reprint Knowledge and attitude toward HIV voluntary counseling and testing services among pregnant women attending an antenatal clinic in Sudan
    Mariam M Mahmoud
    The Academy of Medical Sciences and Technology, Khartoum, Sudan
    J Med Virol 79:469-73. 2007
    ..There is a need to extend the voluntary counseling and testing program in all antenatal clinics. In addition, there is a need to increase the level of education and raise health awareness about HIV and mother to child transmission...
  21. pmc Reliability of rapid diagnostic test for diagnosing peripheral and placental malaria in an area of unstable malaria transmission in Eastern Sudan
    Awadalla H Kashif
    Faculty of Medical Laboratory Sciences, University of Khartoum, Khartoum, Sudan
    Diagn Pathol 8:59. 2013
    ..Nevertheless, few data on the use of malaria rapid diagnostic test (RDT) during pregnancy have been published...
  22. pmc Anaemia among adults in Kassala, Eastern Sudan
    Tajeldin M Abdallah
    Faculty of Medicine, Kassala University, Kassala, PO Box 496, Sudan
    BMC Res Notes 5:202. 2012
    ..A cross-sectional study was conducted at Kassala, Eastern Sudan during the period of January-March 2011 to investigate the prevalence and predictors of anaemia among adults (> 15 years old)...
  23. doi request reprint Decreased susceptibility to placental malaria in anaemic women in an area with unstable malaria transmission in central Sudan
    Ishag Adam
    University of Khartoum, Khartoum, Sudan
    Pathog Glob Health 106:118-21. 2012
    ..Thus, there is a strong relationship between anaemia and the absence of placental malaria...
  24. pmc Increased pfmdr1 copy number and sequence polymorphisms in Plasmodium falciparum isolates from Sudanese malaria patients treated with artemether-lumefantrine
    Nahla B Gadalla
    Department of Epidemiology, Tropical Medicine Research Institute, National Centre for Research, Khartoum, Sudan
    Antimicrob Agents Chemother 55:5408-11. 2011
    ..One individual carried parasites with a novel pfmdr1 polymorphism (F1044L). pfmdr1 gene amplification in parasites prior to treatment occurred in three individuals who had recurrent infection during follow-up...
  25. doi request reprint Schistosoma mansoni infection among prenatal attendees at a secondary-care hospital in central Sudan
    Abelrahman Khalid
    Faculty of Medicine, Ribat University, Khartoum, Sudan
    Int J Gynaecol Obstet 116:10-2. 2012
    ..To investigate the epidemiology of Schistosoma mansoni infection among pregnant women in a secondary-care hospital in Geizera state, Sudan...
  26. ncbi request reprint Intramuscular artemether in the treatment of uncomplicated Plasmodium falciparum malaria in Sudanese patients
    Ayda R Mohammed-Ali
    Department of Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, University of Khartoum, Sudan
    Saudi Med J 27:122-3. 2006
  27. doi request reprint Epidemiology of preterm birth in Omdurman Maternity hospital, Sudan
    Amel M Alhaj
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Faculty of Medicine, University of Khartoum, Khartoum, Sudan
    J Matern Fetal Neonatal Med 23:131-4. 2010
    ..To investigate the prevalence and to identify risk factors for live singleton preterm birth in Omdurman Maternity hospital, Sudan...
  28. doi request reprint Peripheral, placental and cord cytokines profile in spontaneous labor and elective caesarean section
    Khalid Hussein Bakheit
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Faculty of Medicine, University of Khartoum, Khartoum, Sudan
    Iran J Immunol 5:185-8. 2008
    ..Cesarean section delivery can lead to much maternal morbidity. Different cytokines have been reported to be influenced by the mode of delivery...
  29. ncbi request reprint Manifestations of falciparum malaria in pregnant women of Eastern Sudan
    Ishag Adam
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, New Halfa Teaching Hospital, PO Box 61, New Halfa, Sudan
    Saudi Med J 25:1947-50. 2004
    ..This study was conducted to investigate the morbidity pattern of malaria during pregnancy in New Halfa Teaching Hospital, Eastern Sudan, where malaria transmission is unstable...
  30. doi request reprint Zinc, parity, infection, and severe anemia among pregnant women in Kassla, eastern Sudan
    Ayoub A Mohamed
    Faculty of Medicine, University of Khartoum, Khartoum, Sudan
    Biol Trace Elem Res 140:284-90. 2011
    ..169, P = 0.007). Thus, the role of chronic inflammation and zinc as possible contributing factors to anemia in pregnancy has important implications for the clinical evaluation and treatment of these women...
  31. ncbi request reprint Mefloquine in the treatment of falciparum malaria during pregnancy in Eastern Sudan
    Ishag Adam
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, New Halfa Teaching Hospital, New Halfa, Sudan
    Saudi Med J 25:1400-2. 2004
    ..To test the efficacy and toxicity of mefloquine therapy both on expectant mothers and the outcome of their pregnancies...
  32. pmc Malaria and pre-eclampsia in an area with unstable malaria transmission in Central Sudan
    Ishag Adam
    Faculty of Medicine, University of Khartoum, PO Box 102, Khartoum, Sudan
    Malar J 10:258. 2011
    ..Placental malaria and pre-eclampsia occur frequently in women in tropics and are leading causes of maternal and perinatal morbidities and mortality. Few data exist concerning the interaction between placental malaria and pre-eclampsia...
  33. pmc Monocytes and macrophages and placental malaria infections in an area of unstable malaria transmission in eastern Sudan
    Magdi M Salih
    Faculty of Medicine, University of Khartoum, Khartoum, Sudan
    Diagn Pathol 6:83. 2011
    ..Few studies exist on immunohistochemical characterization of the placental inflammatory infiltrate. The current study was conducted in Gadarif hospital in an area characterized by unstable malaria transmission in eastern Sudan...
  34. doi request reprint Lack of antenatal care, education, and high maternal mortality in Kassala hospital, eastern Sudan during 2005-2009
    Abdel Aziem A Ali
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Faculty of Medicine, Kassala University, Sudan
    J Matern Fetal Neonatal Med 24:1077-8. 2011
    ..002), and rural residence (OR = 2.2, CI = 1.2-4.1; p = 0.008) were the predictors for maternal death. The levels of maternal education and antenatal attendance should be raised to reduce the high maternal mortality...
  35. doi request reprint Provider-initiated HIV testing and counseling among tuberculosis patients in Kassala, Eastern Sudan
    Tajeldin M Abdallah
    Faculty of Medicine, Kassala University, Sudan
    J Infect Public Health 5:63-6. 2012
    ..001) were each associated with lower rates of PITC. Thus, in this setting, the frequency of PITC is low among TB-infected patients and is especially low for females, those of low educational status, and non-governmental employees...
  36. doi request reprint Anaemia and stillbirth in Kassala Hospital, Eastern Sudan
    Abdel Aziem A Ali
    Faculty of Medicine, Kassala University, Kassala, Sudan
    J Trop Pediatr 57:62-4. 2011
    ..It is crucial that health policy-makers and programme managers are aware of the epidemiology of stillbirths...
  37. pmc Maternal and perinatal outcomes of dengue in PortSudan, Eastern Sudan
    Ishag Adam
    Faculty of Medicine, University of Khartoum, Khartoum, Sudan
    Virol J 7:153. 2010
    ..To investigate maternal and perinatal outcomes (maternal death, preterm delivery, low birth weight and perinatal mortality) of dengue at PortSudan and Elmawani hospitals in the eastern Sudan...
  38. doi request reprint Anaemia, folate and vitamin B12 deficiency among pregnant women in an area of unstable malaria transmission in eastern Sudan
    Ishraga I Abdelrahim
    Faculty of Medicine, University of Khartoum, Khartoum, Sudan
    Trans R Soc Trop Med Hyg 103:493-6. 2009
    ..Thus, there was a high prevalence of anaemia and folate deficiency. Measures to control these should be considered...
  39. pmc Use of antenatal care services in Kassala, eastern Sudan
    Abdel Aziem A Ali
    Faculty of Medicine, University of Khartoum, Khartoum, Sudan
    BMC Pregnancy Childbirth 10:67. 2010
    ..The aim of this study was to investigate coverage of antenatal care and identify factors associated with inadequacy of antenatal care in Kassala, eastern Sudan...
  40. doi request reprint Comparison of artesunate and quinine in the treatment of Sudanese children with severe Plasmodium falciparum malaria
    Hatim G Eltahir
    Faculty of Medicine, University of Khartoum, Khartoum, Sudan
    Trans R Soc Trop Med Hyg 104:684-6. 2010
    ..Three patients died, one in the artesunate and two in the quinine groups. One patient developed hypoglycaemia following quinine infusion. Thus, artesunate can be used for the treatment of severe falciparum malaria...
  41. ncbi request reprint Acute gluteal abscess due to chloroquine injection in Sudanese pregnant woman
    Ishag Adam
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, New Halfa Teaching Hospital, Sudan
    Saudi Med J 25:963-4. 2004
  42. pmc Red blood cell distribution width and iron deficiency anemia among pregnant Sudanese women
    Esam G Abdelrahman
    Khartoum Teaching Hospital, Khartoum, Sudan
    Diagn Pathol 7:168. 2012
    ..Red cell distribution width (RDW), which is a quantitative measure for red cell size variation (anisocytosis), is a predictor of IDA. Little is known regarding RDW and IDA during pregnancy...
  43. doi request reprint Acute-phase proteins in pregnant Sudanese women with severe Plasmodium falciparum malaria
    Alfarazdeg A Saad
    Faculty of Medicine, University of Khartoum, P O Box 102, Khartoum, Sudan
    Trans R Soc Trop Med Hyg 106:570-2. 2012
    ..falciparum malaria. There were significant positive correlations between parasite count and haptoglobin, and medium positive correlations between parasite count and CRP...
  44. doi request reprint Epidemiology of dengue infections in Kassala, Eastern Sudan
    Tajeldin M Abdallah
    Faculty of Medicine, Kassala University, Kassala, Sudan
    J Med Virol 84:500-3. 2012
    ..9 and 14.8% of the patients, respectively. There were five (6.1%) deaths, three of them had DHF and the other two patients had DSS...
  45. pmc Hypoglycaemia and severe Plasmodium falciparum malaria among pregnant Sudanese women in an area characterized by unstable malaria transmission
    Aziem A Ali
    Faculty of Medicine, Kassala University, Sudan
    Parasit Vectors 4:88. 2011
    ..Pre-tested questionnaires were used to gather socio-demographic, clinical and obstetrical data. Suitable tests were performed for clinical and biochemical investigations...
  46. pmc Maternal near-miss in a rural hospital in Sudan
    Abdel Aziem A Ali
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Faculty of Medicine, Kassala University, Sudan
    BMC Pregnancy Childbirth 11:48. 2011
    ....
  47. ncbi request reprint Cerebral malaria is frequently associated with latent parasitemia among the semi-immune population of eastern Sudan
    Hayder A Giha
    Malaria Research Center MalRC, Department of Biochemistry, Faculty of Medicine, University of Khartoum, P O Box 102, Khartoum, Sudan
    Microbes Infect 7:1196-203. 2005
    ..In conclusion, uniquely in this setting, CM can be associated with sub-patent parasitemia; thus, a diagnostic tool more sensitive than microscopy is needed...
  48. doi request reprint Case report: Rift Valley Fever with vertical transmission in a pregnant Sudanese woman
    Ishag Adam
    Faculty of Medicine, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Khartoum, Khartoum, Sudan
    J Med Virol 80:929. 2008
    ..She delivered baby of 3.2 kg with skin rash, palpable liver and spleen. The two samples from the mother and neonate were found to be positive for RVF-IgM. This report demonstrate that, RVF can be vertically transmitted...
  49. pmc Seroprevalence of cytomegalovirus and rubella among pregnant women in western Sudan
    Hamdan Z Hamdan
    Department of Biochemistry, Faculty of Medicine, Al Neelain University, Khartoum, Sudan
    Virol J 8:217. 2011
    ..Maternal cytomegalovirus (CMV) and rubella infections have adverse neonatal outcomes. Basic epidemiological data concerning CMV and rubella is necessary for health planners and care providers...
  50. doi request reprint Brief report: acute viral hepatitis and poor maternal and perinatal outcomes in pregnant Sudanese women
    Rihab E Ahmed
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Faculty of Medicine, University of Khartoum, Khartoum, Sudan
    J Med Virol 80:1747-8. 2008
    ..5%). There were four (25%) maternal deaths and three (18.7%) intrauterine fetal deaths. Three of these maternal deaths were due to hepatitis E virus and the fourth was due to hepatitis B virus...
  51. doi request reprint Placental malaria, anaemia and low birthweight in Yemen
    Anisa H Albiti
    Department of Hematology, Al Gamhouria Teaching Hospital, PO Box 5079, Mualla, Aden, Yemen
    Trans R Soc Trop Med Hyg 104:191-4. 2010
    ..7, 95% CI 1.7-18.5; P=0.004). Thus, preventive measures (bednets and intermittent preventive treatment) should be employed for pregnant women regardless of their age or parity...
  52. pmc Neonatal mortality in Sudan: analysis of the Sudan household survey, 2010
    Amal O Bashir
    Faculty of Medicine, University of Khartoum, Khartoum, Sudan
    BMC Public Health 13:287. 2013
    ..This study investigated factors associated with neonatal mortality in Sudan. Neonatal death is defined as death within the first 28 days of life...
  53. pmc Severe Plasmodium falciparum and Plasmodium vivax malaria among adults at Kassala Hospital, eastern Sudan
    Tajeldin M Abdallah
    Faculty of Medicine, Kassala University, PO Box 496, Kassala, Sudan
    Malar J 12:148. 2013
    ..There have been few published reports on severe Plasmodium falciparum and Plasmodium vivax malaria among adults in Africa...
  54. doi request reprint Zinc, copper and C-reactive protein in children with severe Plasmodium falciparum malaria in an area of unstable malaria transmission in eastern Sudan
    Alfarazdeg A Saad
    University of Khartoum, PO Box 102, Khartoum, Sudan
    J Trop Pediatr 59:150-3. 2013
    ..Few data exist on the role of trace element in the pathogenesis of severe malaria...
  55. doi request reprint An outbreak of hepatitis E and high maternal mortality at Port Sudan, Eastern Sudan
    Duria A Rayis
    Faculty of Medicine, University of Khartoum, Sudan
    Pathog Glob Health 107:66-8. 2013
    ..There were no significant differences in clinical and biochemical data between the women who died (11) and those who survived...
  56. pmc Schistosoma haematobium infections among schoolchildren in central Sudan one year after treatment with praziquantel
    Abedaziz M Ahmed
    Schistosomiasis Research Laboratory, Faculty of Science, University of Khartoum, Khartoum, Sudan
    Parasit Vectors 5:108. 2012
    ..Chemotherapy with praziquantel (PZQ) is the mainstay of schistosomiasis control. However, there are recent concerns about tolerance or resistance to PZQ, so that monitoring its efficacy in different settings is required...
  57. pmc Thrombocytopenia in pregnant women with Plasmodium falciparum malaria in an area of unstable malaria transmission in eastern Sudan
    Mayyada B Adam
    Faculty of Medicine, University of Khartoum, P, O, Box 102, Khartoum, Sudan
    BMC Clin Pathol 12:10. 2012
    ..abstract:..
  58. pmc Comparison of HemoCue® hemoglobin-meter and automated hematology analyzer in measurement of hemoglobin levels in pregnant women at Khartoum hospital, Sudan
    Ishag Adam
    Faculty of Medicine, University of Khartoum, P, O, Box 102, Khartoum, Sudan
    Diagn Pathol 7:30. 2012
    ..The HemoCue® has been widely used for as a point-of-care device for hemoglobin estimation in health facilities. Previous studies showed contradictory results regarding the accuracy of HemoCue®...
  59. ncbi request reprint Is praziquantel therapy safe during pregnancy?
    Ishag Adam
    New Halfa Hospital, P O Box 61, New Halfa, Sudan
    Trans R Soc Trop Med Hyg 98:540-3. 2004
    ..No congenital abnormalities were noted by clinical examination in any of the babies born to either group. This retrospective study suggested that PZQ therapy is safe during pregnancy...
  60. ncbi request reprint Prevalence of HIV infection among pregnant women of the central Sudan
    Dar Elgalal A Gassmelseed
    The Academy of Medical Sciences and Technology, Khartoum, Sudan
    J Med Virol 78:1269-70. 2006
  61. pmc Epidemiology of hepatitis B and hepatitis C virus infections in pregnant women in Sana'a, Yemen
    Entisar A Murad
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, AL Kuwait hospital, Sana a, Yemen
    BMC Pregnancy Childbirth 13:127. 2013
    ..Screening for Hepatitis B and C during pregnancy may help to decide on appropriate antiviral therapy and the institution of steps to minimize vertical transmission to the newborn infants...
  62. pmc Severe anaemia is associated with a higher risk for preeclampsia and poor perinatal outcomes in Kassala hospital, eastern Sudan
    Abdelaziem A Ali
    Faculty of Medicine, University of Khartoum, Khartoum, Sudan
    BMC Res Notes 4:311. 2011
    ..abstract:..
  63. doi request reprint Cytokines profiles in Sudanese women with preeclampsia
    Khalid H Bakheit
    Faculty of Medicine, University of Khartoum, Sudan
    Hypertens Pregnancy 28:224-9. 2009
    ..Cytokine imbalance in preeclampsia may be one of the etiological factors for preeclampsia...
  64. ncbi request reprint Suicide after treatment of chloroquine-resistant falciparum malaria with quinine
    Ishag Adam
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, New Halfa Teaching Hospital, Sudan
    Saudi Med J 25:248-9. 2004
  65. pmc Anaemia and low birth weight in Medani, Hospital Sudan
    Elhassan M Elhassan
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Faculty of Medicine, University of Khartoum, P, O, Box 102, Khartoum, Sudan
    BMC Res Notes 3:181. 2010
    ..Cases were mothers who delivered singleton baby < 2500 gm. Controls were mothers delivered singleton baby of >/= 2500 gm...
  66. ncbi request reprint Stroke in CT-scan Department of Khartoum Hospital, Sudan
    Ahmed M El Zein
    Department of Medicine, The Academy of Medical Sciences and Technology, University of Khartoum, PO Box 102, Khartoum, Sudan
    Trop Doct 37:244-5. 2007
    ..Hypertension, diabetes mellitus, smoking, heart disease and hypercholesterolaemia were the risk factors for stroke. Thus, further studies are needed on stroke. Hypertension should be discovered early and treated effectively...
  67. doi request reprint Cytokine profiles in children with severe Plasmodium falciparum malaria in an area of unstable malaria transmission in central Sudan
    Hiba A Mirghani
    Department of Biochemistry, Faculty of Medicine, University of Khartoum, Khartoum, Sudan
    J Trop Pediatr 57:392-5. 2011
    ..Few data exist concerning pathogenesis of severe malaria in areas of unstable malaria transmission...
  68. doi request reprint High maternal mortality and stillbirth in the Wad Medani Hospital, Central Sudan, 2003-2007
    Elhassan M Elhassan
    University of Geizera, Wad Medani, Khartoum, Sudan
    Trop Doct 39:238-9. 2009
    ..The stillbirth rate was 29/1000 births; the majority of which (8/1000) were macerated stillbirths...
  69. ncbi request reprint Abruptio placentae following snake bite in a Sudanese woman
    Ishag Adam
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, New Halfa Teaching Hospital, New Halfa, Sudan
    Saudi Med J 26:686-7. 2005
  70. pmc Fluorescence microscope (Cyscope) for malaria diagnosis in pregnant women in Medani Hospital, Sudan
    Saad El Din H Hassan
    Federal Ministry of Health, P O Box 325, Khartoum, Sudan
    Diagn Pathol 6:88. 2011
    ..The area is characterized by unstable malaria transmission...
  71. pmc Epidemiology of urinary tract infections and antibiotics sensitivity among pregnant women at Khartoum North Hospital
    Hamdan Z Hamdan
    Faculty of Medicine, University of Khartoum, Khartoum, Sudan
    Ann Clin Microbiol Antimicrob 10:2. 2011
    ..Urinary tract infections (UTI) can lead to poor maternal and perinatal outcomes. Investigating epidemiology of UTI and antibiotics sensitivity among pregnant women is fundamental for care-givers and health planners...
  72. pmc Abdominal wall mycetoma presented as obstructed incisional hernia of cesarean section in eastern Sudan
    Osama A Elhardello
    New Halfa Teaching Hospital, P O Box 61, New Halfa, Sudan
    Infect Dis Obstet Gynecol 2009:74643. 2009
    ..A provisional diagnosis of obstructed incisional hernia was put. Histopathological examination revealed macroscopically four masses of soft tissue. Microscopic sections showed grains of Madurella mycetomatis...
  73. pmc Use of family planning methods in Kassala, Eastern Sudan
    Abdel Aziem A Ali
    Faculty of Medicine, Kassala University, Sudan
    BMC Res Notes 4:43. 2011
    ..abstract:..
  74. ncbi request reprint Aggressive rhabdomyosarcoma of the vulva in a young Sudanese woman
    Siddig A Haroun
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Faculty of Medicine, University of Khartoum, Sudan
    Saudi Med J 28:461-2. 2007
    ..Clinically, her general condition was poor. She had bilateral inguinal lymphadenopathy. Local examination revealed a large deeply infiltrating vulvar mass. Pathological evaluation revealed pleomorphic rhabdomyosarcoma...
  75. ncbi request reprint Quinine for the treatment of uncomplicated Plasmodium falciparum malaria in eastern Sudan
    Ishag Adam
    New Halfa Teaching Hospital, Sudan
    Trans R Soc Trop Med Hyg 99:736-8. 2005
    ..The present results and those of earlier investigations indicate that the response to quinine in this area may be faltering...
  76. ncbi request reprint Toxoplasmosis in pregnant Sudanese women
    Amir Elnahas
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Whipps Cross University Hospital, London, United Kingdom
    Saudi Med J 24:868-70. 2003
    ..The aim of this study was to conduct a sero-epidemiological survey of toxoplasmosis in pregnant Sudanese women...
  77. ncbi request reprint Impact of maternal Plasmodium falciparum malaria and haematological parameters on pregnancy and its outcome in southeastern Nigeria
    Ishag Adam
    J Vector Borne Dis 45:78-9; author reply 79-80. 2008
  78. ncbi request reprint Prevalence and risk factors for anaemia in pregnant women of eastern Sudan
    Ishag Adam
    New Halfa Teaching Hospital, Obstetric and Gynecology, Kassala, Sudan
    Trans R Soc Trop Med Hyg 99:739-43. 2005
    ..6, 95% CI 1.05-2.6; P = 0.03) were the risk factors for anaemia. Thus, preventive measures against malaria (chemoprophylaxis and insecticide-treated bednets) may be needed for all pregnant women irrespective of their age or parity...
  79. ncbi request reprint Extrapyramidal syndrome after treatment of falciparum malaria with sulphadoxine-pyrimethamine
    Ishag Adam
    New Halfa Teaching Hospital Adam, Sudan
    Saudi Med J 25:1303-4. 2004
  80. ncbi request reprint A randomized comparison of sulphadoxine-pyrimethamine and combination of sulphadoxine pyrimethamine with chloroquine in the treatment of uncomplicated falciparum malaria in Eastern Sudan
    Muntasir T Salah
    Department Pediatrics, University of Kassala, Kassala, Sudan
    Saudi Med J 26:147-8. 2005
  81. ncbi request reprint Vesicovaginal fistula in Sudanese women
    Mohammed El-Imam
    Department of Urology, University of Gezira, Was Medani, Sudan
    Saudi Med J 26:341-2. 2005
  82. ncbi request reprint Comments on "Risk factors for malaria infection and anemia for pregnant women in the Sahel area of Bandiagara, Mali" by A. Dicko et al. [Acta Trop. 89 (2003) 17-23]
    Ishag Adam
    Department of Obstetric and Gynecology, New Halfa Teaching Hospital, Sudan
    Acta Trop 96:60-1. 2005
  83. doi request reprint High perinatal mortality in Darfur, Sudan
    Abderelrahium D Haggaz
    J Matern Fetal Neonatal Med 21:277. 2008